January 19, 2007
Mark Kessler Receives Replansky Memorial AwardMark K. Kessler, of Wolf, Block, Schorr & Solis-Cohen LLP, received the Dennis H. Replansky Memorial Award at the Philadelphia Bar Association Business Law Sections annual reception on Tuesday, Jan. 16 at the Pyramid Club.
The Business Law Section established the award in recognition of Replansky's career as a lawyer and his contributions to legal, civic, religious and other charitable causes. Replansky, former chair of the Business Law Section, was a 51-year-old senior partner at Blank Rome LLP when he died in March 1994.
Criteria for the award include: superior legal talent in the area of business law; unique contributions to and significant achievements within the business law community in the Philadelphia area; a reputation for mentoring young attorneys; significant participation in and contributions to civic and charitable causes in the community; and uniform recognition in the legal community of the candidates honesty, integrity and professionalism.